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double‐click

[duhb-uh l-klik] /ˈdʌb əlˈklɪk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to click a mouse button twice in rapid succession, as to open a program or select a file:
Double-click on the desktop icon.
verb (used with object)
2.
to double-click (a mouse button) or double-click (a program, file, etc.)
Origin
1980-85
Related forms
double click, noun
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